Vince Young, who recently signed a one-year deal to become the Eagles back-up quarterback, met with the Philadelphia media and had some brazen words to describe his new team.
According to Philly Sports Daily, Young described his new squad as a "Dream Team."
"From Nnamdi [Asomugha] to [Dominique Rodgers-] Cromartie, to Jason [Babin] to myself," Young said. "I know they are going to do some more things. It’s just beautiful to see where we’re trying to go."
While Young's words may seem bold, particularly for someone who will be a back up, his optimism may be warranted.
The Eagles already had a team that was worthy of contending for the Superbowl prior to the free agency period, and all they've done since then is add world class talent to the roster.
New Eagles cornerbacks Nnamdi Asomugha and Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie combine with perennial pro bowler Asante Samuel to give the squad arguably the best secondary in football.
While their coverage alone could result in several sacks, the Eagles also got an extra boost in the pass rush by signing pro bowler Jason Babin.
Philadelphia already had an explosive offense, ranking third in the league in points per game last season, and now they may very well have a defense to match it.
But as if the media needed motivation to compare the Eagles to the Miami Heat, Babin already did so for them, tweeting on Saturday, "I feel like we are the Miami Heat of the NFL..."
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